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One deceased in rollover

One deceased in rollover

One person has died and two others injured

Just through - one person has died and two others injured at a crash just out of Ararat that has seen the Western Highway closed near Petticoat Gully Road.

Superintendent Paul Margetts was en route to the incident has said its a really sad start to the Easter long weekend for the Wimmera and Grampians region.

A vehicle hit a tree head on.

There are diversions in place with CFA, SES, Police and Ambulance Victoria and Air Ambulance helicopters attending.

Road users are warned that there will be delays in this area and this will severely impact people heading that way.

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8.29 AM Update below

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8.29 AM Just through - one person has died and two others injured when a car hit a tree just out of Ararat.

The car involved has left the road with one person in the vehicle dying as a result of the crash with the two other passengers being flown to Melbourne with serious injuries.

ROAD CLOSURES

The Western Highway between Great Western and Ararat is closed - the diversion in place will go from Ararat through Moyston and back up to Great Western..and likewise for people traveling towards Melbourne...

Superintendant Paul Margetts says its a really sad start to the Easter long weekend and really wants people to slow down, take their time and please be patient if travelling through this area.

More details on the diversions on Vicroads website.

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